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King Neighborhood shooting wounds woman

UPDATE: Shots came from small SUV

A 20-year-old woman was injured early Monday afternoon in a shooting in the King Neighborhood.

Police said Annastasia Madison suffered a hand injury and is expected to survive.

The shooting happened at about 12:09 p.m. Aug. 24, in the 4900 block of Northeast Sixth Avenue. Several people told emergency dispatchers that they heard gunshots and saw vehicles speed from the area.

Investigators learned that Madison was sitting in King School Park with two men when someone in an SUV fired several shots at the group, striking Madison. The vehicle is described as a light-colored small SUV, occupied by several African American men.

Evidence of gunfire has found on Grand Avenue. The investigation blocked traffic from Humboldt to Going streets. The city’s Gang Enforcement Team is investigating the shooting.